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Feb 13, 2013 1:00pm PST
and students can use. i propose we use some of our oil and gas revenues to launch an energy security trust. >> as you heard, he called for a concerted effort to address climate change. he urged an increase in the minimum wage. he endorsed fair pay for women. but is the emotional crescendo of his speech came on when he called on congress to act on gun safety and gun violence. >> gabby giffords deserves a vote. the families of newtown deserve a vote. the families of aurora deserve a vote. the families of oak creek and tucson and blacksburg and the countless other communities ripped open by gun violence, they deserve a simple vote. >> it was a night with very few applause lines for republicans who mostly sat on their hands waiting for a retort from the chosen one, senator marco rubio. the senator certainly felt the heat and couldn't help but swallow his own pride as he turned water into whining. that left it to congressional republicans today to try to muster a response. >> last night the president offered up more of the same. >> an opportunity to bring together the country instead became ano
Feb 18, 2013 1:00pm PST
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